Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Competition No. - A100636800
Closing Date - Will remain open until filled.
The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health, invites applications for an Academic Physiatrist, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation to be based at Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. The University is currently home to more than 38,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff.
The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the Department of Medicine is home to 8 full-time academic physiatrists and researchers and approximately 22 associated clinical academic colleagues. The Division has one of the longest running and best known Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency training programs in Canada and currently has 13 full-time medical trainees. In addition to clinical training, the Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation has a record of strong and well-funded research, particularly in the areas of spinal cord injury recovery and treatment as well as neuro-prosthetics and neural integration. Faculty members also host and supervise a number of graduate students in a variety of disciplines. Our Division members have been the recipients of many national and international awards recognizing their contributions to rehabilitation science and education. A new CFI Centre for Neuro-rehabilitation and Rehabilitation Neuroscience is also under the direction of faculty in our Division and is currently in the implementation process. The Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is also strongly associated with the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, one of the largest freestanding rehabilitation hospitals in North America, serving all of Northern Alberta, parts of British Columbia, and northern Canada.
The successful candidate will have an MD degree and must be eligible for certification in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada. As well, he or she will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) by the date of hire.
Qualified applicants who hold a masters degree or PhD with demonstrated interest in the education of trainees and strong research in areas such as prosthetics/orthotics and neuro-rehabilitation will be considered.
Key accountabilities of the Academic Physiatrist will include, but will not be limited to clinical services such as inpatient rehabilitation bed coverage at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, outpatient clinic services, and acute care facility consultations; research program leadership with external funding and peer-reviewed publications; and education of medical trainees.
The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank in the Department of Medicine, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement, and offers a comprehensive benefits package. Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Medicine & Health Services Program (AMHSP). Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, along with three letters of reference.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Dr. Chester Ho
Director, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Room 5-020G Katz Group Centre
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E3
Applications will begin being reviewed on September 24, 2018; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.
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Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.ualberta.ca.
Details about Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca and www.covenanthealth.ca.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services are committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.
How to Apply
Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.